DCI are you sleeping ? Mockery of merit BDS/MDS admission in a malafide way
Its a fact known to all, MDS is traded like a commodity.
Please refer to 2007 BDS/MDS course regulation agreed by Parliament. Here is the enclosed list CLICK HERE which shows how student are admitted with less than minimum marks. Besides, admission should be on basis of Merit only i.e only top rankers. If DCI has no role in Dental Education, then this letter may be ignored. If DCI has a role in Dental Education then kindly inform me what action taken on students admitted as per the enclosed documents in subsequent mails and the concerned managements who has collected and only admitted on the basis of capitation fee.( Dr Jayaraj) NEWS Article
Court strikes down admission of 68 students LINK HERE
MDS admission of Govt quota students cancelled by Chattisgarh pvt dental college
Court has issued order to DCI, Govt and the Rajnandgaon dental college, LINK HERE
Dental colleges to discuss better teaching methods
The DET (Dental Education Technology) unit of the college, which was inaugurated in July by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences ( MUHS) vice-chancellor Dr Arun Jamkar, will be organizing the first three-day basic course in DET from August 28 to 30.
“Methodologies like e-learning and simulation learning will help in enhanced learning, leaving nothing to the students’ imagination. It is important for us to learn these things before using them for teaching. TIMES NEWS
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Investigation in Stem cell scam hits dentists in UK
An urgent inquiry has been launched after The Mail on Sunday discovered dentists are being offered cash incentives to remove healthy milk teeth from children to harvest stem cells.
Hundreds of dentists are preparing to offer parents the £1,300 service, marketed as a way to protect against future diseases because stem cells can turn into any kind of cell and help repair damaged tissue. FULL STORY
Patients que up at Dental college for invisible braces
People have been queuing up at New Delhi’s Maulana Azad Dental College and Hospital for these braces, which are placed behind the teeth. Such braces can cost anything between Rs.1.5 lakh to Rs.3 lakh. The demand for these braces proves the fact that in today’s media-savvy society, appearances matter a lot. MORE HERE
People with blood group A most at risk of oral cancer
A person’s blood group may predict the susceptibility to oral cancers. The risk increases if he or she is addicted to tobacco chewing or smoking. The data of hospital records show that people with the blood group A are relatively at a higher risk of developing oral cancers than those with three other blood groups — B, AB and O. Those with the blood group O are least susceptible to oral cancers. MORE HERE
Early Detection Of Diabetes In Teeth- All dental clinic should be diabetes help centers as well
The researchers found that a basic algorithm of only two dental parameters (the number of missing teeth and percentage of deep periodontal pockets) was necessary to identify patients with unrecognized pre-diabetes or diabetes. The addition of the hemoglobin A1c test further improved the algorithm’s performance.
“This study will hopefully become part of any routine dental checkup,” Jeffrey Epstein remarked, whose foundation supports cutting edge science research. “Together with a hemoglobin A1c test, it will vastly improve the prevention of Type 2 diabetes.” MORE HERE
Stem Cell Therapy Could Offer New Hope for Defects and Injuries to Head, Mouth
In the first human study of its kind, researchers found that using stem cells to re-grow craniofacial tissues — mainly bone proved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration treatments.
Researchers from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and the Michigan Center for Oral Health Research partnered with Ann Arbor-based Aastrom Biosciences Inc. in the clinical trial, which involved 24 patients who required jawbone reconstruction after tooth removal. MORE HERE
Tooth loss indicates higher risk of hip fracture
Men who lose many teeth are at high risk for hip fracture in the near future, according to a study in the Journal Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.
The study led by K/ Wakai of Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine in Nagoya, Japan and colleagues found men aged 50 years of age or older who lost 15 or more teeth at the begining of the study were four times as likely to have hip fracture during a six-year follow-up as those who lost less than 15 teeth. NEWSLINK
Gutka-makers move high court, challenge ban
Gutka manufacturers have moved Bombay high court to challenge the state government’s ban on gutka and paan masala. Around half a dozen petitions will come up before the HC on Monday , questioning the constitutional validity of the barely 10-day old notification issued by the government.
The petitions insist gutka cannot be treated and regulated as “food” as it has “no nutritional value” and highlight the “discriminatory nature” of the ban that has brought their business to a “complete halt”. TIMES NEWS
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